The American Public Works Association (APWA) announced today that three public works professionals have recently earned the Certified Stormwater Managers (CSM) credential during the first quarter of 2017. The APWA CSM certification is intended for water experts in both the public and private sectors who coordinate and implement stormwater management programs for city, county, state, provincial, and federal agencies. These professionals assist in administering drainage, flood control, and water quality programs.

Since its inception, the APWA CSM program has credentialed 85 Certified Stormwater Managers in North America.

The new APWA Certified Stormwater Managers include:

James S. Cole, CSM Benesch
Kansas City, MO

Catherine T. Craver, CSM Whatcom County Bellingham, WA

Michael R. Madison, CSM City of Peachtree City Peachtree City, GA

For more information on the Certified Stormwater Manager (CSM) program, CPII Certification program, or the Certified Public Fleet Manager (CPFP), please contact APWA Career Development Manager, Phyllis Muder at (816) 595-5211, or For APWA media queries, contact APWA Media Relations/Communications Manager, Laura Bynum, M.A. at, or call 202.218.6736.